Chapel Saint-Joseph, French Heritage monument to Abondance

Chapel of rectangular plan to ship single and vaulted to edges
* the roof at hilltops and long upturned drain pans is covered by Slate as roof Pavilion of the belfry to suppressants sounds
* rubble walls are partially coated and have mixed equipment the Saint Joseph chapel was founded March 28, 1617, by Jean Moccand, Canon of the Abbey of abundance
* restored in 1891 (roof), it is again in 1981
* the chapel seems to have been extended back almost by half: ancient walled bays, coating, and the existence of a seat, visible close to the ground, externally to the side walls in the front of the Chapel, it suggests

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Chapel Saint-Joseph
(Chapel Saint-Joseph, abondance)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Chapel Saint-Joseph, Chapel of rectangular plan to ship single and vaulted to edges; the roof at hilltops and long upturned drain pans is covered by Slate as roof Pavilion of the (...) Chapel Saint-Joseph, French Heritage monument to Abondance abondance, haute savoie

Location and general information

  • identifier : 120568
  • item : Chapelle Saint-Joseph
  • Location of the building :
    • Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Savoie
    • Abondance
  • Place name : Melon
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 74001
  • Zip code of the municipality : 74360
  • Order in the communal list : 8
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : chapel
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • We have no information on the time of construction of this monument.
  • Years :
    • 1617
    • 1891
    • 1981
  • Investigation : 1993
  • Date taken into account : 1995/06/29

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 10 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • coating
    • partial coating
    • ashlar
    • combination device
    • stone
    • sandstone
    • granite
    • schist
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 4 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • pavilion roof
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'vault'
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • No information about decoration.
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology : The typology consists of 4 elements
    • three-sided apse
    • single vessel
    • masonry portal
    • degree
  • Plan :
    • Plan Type 'elongated plane'

Monument and history of the place

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : public property
  • Picture : fd5f85fa1123ab9e011bab45f8025c55.jpg
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Chalabi Maryannick
    • Monnet Thierry
  • Mérimée reference : IA00125116

The complete official record is available at service régional de l'inventaire Rhône-AlpesLe Grenier d'Abondance - 6, Quai Saint Vincent - 69001 Lyon - 04.72.00.43.70


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